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[The elaborate device of Franz Birckmann, a Cologne bookseller, showing 3 seperate scenes: The Adoration, St. Ursula with the 11,000 virgins, and a boiling cauldron containing 7 Maccabean youths and their mother. In upper corners are 2 shields containing Cologne arms and Birckmann trademark]

[The elaborate device of Franz Birckmann, a Cologne bookseller, showin...

Illus. in: Opera of St. Cyrillus (1520). Reference copy may be in LOT 4966. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

The drunkard's coat of arms

The drunkard's coat of arms

Print shows a coat of arms devised for a drunkard. A poem, entitled "The Drunkard - display'd" is printed below the image. Title from item. Forms part of: British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress).

[Page from 18th Century almanac: t.p. of Titan's New Almanack...1729; illus. with "the Arms of the Family Leeds"]

[Page from 18th Century almanac: t.p. of Titan's New Almanack...1729; ...

Reference copy may be in LOT 4710. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

The queen's arms, a night's amusement / Maucourt invt. et fecit.

The queen's arms, a night's amusement / Maucourt invt. et fecit.

Four men gathered for an evening of amusement, one appears to be forcing another to drink from a bowl.

Boston, May, [blank] 1775. Permit together with his family, consisting of persons, and [blank] effects to pass [blank] between sunrise and sunset. By order of his Excellency the Governor. No arms nor ammunition is allowed to pass.

Boston, May, [blank] 1775. Permit together with his family, consisting...

Photographic copy.; Military pass.; Stamped on verso: Mss Division.; On verso: Ac. 373. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2... more

[Congressional Resolve, Jan. 30, 1776, to assist New England in procuring arms]

[Congressional Resolve, Jan. 30, 1776, to assist New England in procur...

This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Rare Bk. Div.; Shelf.

In Congress, January 30, 1776. Resolved, that it be recommended to the several assemblies in New-England, to assist the General in procuring arms; and the thanks of the Congress given to such of them as have already done so. Extract from the min

In Congress, January 30, 1776. Resolved, that it be recommended to the...

Positive Photostat.; Not in Evans.; Stamped on verso: 504. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copies Printed Eph... more

Coalition arms / JN: 1784.

Coalition arms / JN: 1784.

Print shows Lord North and Charles James Fox standing with a large escutcheon between them which rests on the back of George III. North is holding a flag in his right hand inscribed "Coalition" with two demons ... more

--Cater ... an amateur of music well known at the Queen's Arms concert in Newgate Street / J.N. 1784 ; etched by J. Nixon.

--Cater ... an amateur of music well known at the Queen's Arms concert...

Print shows an elderly man sitting on a bench, holding a violin, with a music stand in front of him.

[Arms of the British forces]

[Arms of the British forces]

Print shows British arms with drum and flag as title page ornament.

Military laboratory, at No. 34, Dock street near the Drawbridge, Philadelphia: where owners and commanders of armed vessels may be supplied, for either the use of small arms or cannon, at the shortest notice, with every species of military store

Military laboratory, at No. 34, Dock street near the Drawbridge, Phila...

Not in Evans.; On verso: MC #09-82-038.321 Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 147, Folder 9a.

... An act prohibiting for a limited time the exportation of arms and ammunition, and encouraging the importation of the same. [Philadelphia: Printed by Childs and Swaine, 1794].

... An act prohibiting for a limited time the exportation of arms and ...

Caption title: At head of title: Third Congress of the United States: at the first session, begun and held at the City of Philadelphia, in the state of Pennsylvania, on Monday the second of December one thousan... more

An act prohibiting for a limited time the exportation of arms and ammunition, and encouraging the importation of the same ... [1784?].

An act prohibiting for a limited time the exportation of arms and ammu...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 220, Folder 14.

[A man or monk seated at a table, leaning on his arms, possibly asleep or meditating]

[A man or monk seated at a table, leaning on his arms, possibly asleep...

Title devised by Library staff, no information provided by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (Library of Congress).

The death of General Ross, near Baltimore, as soon as he perceived that he was wounded he fell into the arms of a brother officer / G.M. Brighty del. ; Brown sculp.

The death of General Ross, near Baltimore, as soon as he perceived tha...

Print shows Robert Ross, full-length portrait, seated on horse, facing left, mortally wounded, being assisted by another soldier.

The death of General Ross, near Baltimore, as soon as he perceived that he was wounded he fell into the arms of a brother officer / G.M. Brighty del. ; Brown sculp.

The death of General Ross, near Baltimore, as soon as he perceived tha...

Print shows Robert Ross, full-length portrait, seated on horse, facing left, mortally wounded, being assisted by another soldier.

[A man, facing left, wearing several layers of clothing, sitting with arms raised over his head, practicing yoga]

[A man, facing left, wearing several layers of clothing, sitting with ...

Title devised by Library staff. Attributed to a group of drawings, formerly bound, referred to as the "Hokusai School sketchbook." Many of the drawings have a small tab of similar paper attached at a later date... more

[Portly man walking with arms outstretched]

[Portly man walking with arms outstretched]

Illustration shows a depiction of the Japanese saying "the person who fills the Great Way," which refers to a person of great virtue who has nothing to hide, although it shows a corrupt man who carries money in... more

[Edward John Phelps, half-length portrait, three-quarters to the right, arms folded]

[Edward John Phelps, half-length portrait, three-quarters to the right...

Lawyer; Second Comptroller of the Treasury, 1851-1853; U.S. Minister to Great Britain; President of the American Bar Association, 1880; Professor of law at Yale University. Alternative identification: E.J. Phil... more

[John and Fanny Stevenson, three-quarters length, seated, with arms resting on table with tablecloth]

[John and Fanny Stevenson, three-quarters length, seated, with arms re...

Written on back: John & Fanny Stevenson. Label on back: From John McAllister, So. Orange St. Media, Pa. Fanny may be Frances, the sister of John Stevenson. Purchase; Marian S. Carson; 1997; (DLC/PP-1997:105). F... more

[Unidentified man, about 30 years of age, half-length portrait, slightly to the right, head three-quarters to the left, arms folded]

[Unidentified man, about 30 years of age, half-length portrait, slight...

Hallmark: Rinhart 9. Written in pencil on back of plate: 505(X). Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920; (DLC/PP-1920:46153). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress). Produced by Mathew Brady's studio.

Counter for room of Sergeant at Arms

Counter for room of Sergeant at Arms

U.S. Capitol (drawing). This record contains unverified data from caption card.

Arms of the State of Vermont, drawn for the ceiling of the Hall of Representatives from an impression of the seal by J.A. Oental

Arms of the State of Vermont, drawn for the ceiling of the Hall of Rep...

U.S. Capitol (drawing). This record contains unverified data from caption card.

[Ann Minerva "Nannie" Rodgers Macomb, three-quarter length portrait, facing right, seated in chair, with arms crossed]

[Ann Minerva "Nannie" Rodgers Macomb, three-quarter length portrait, f...

Hallmark: 40 [image obscured]. Case: central bouquet of mixed flowers. Accompanying label: Mrs. John N. Macomb (Ann Rodgers) 1826-1916. Embossed on inside of case: J. H. Whitehurst Galleries, New-York, Baltimor... more

Piling arms

Piling arms

Group portrait showing six soldiers posed, as two of them stand rifles into a tripod.

[Empress Carlota of Mexico, half-length portrait in cameo, surrounded by other cameo portraits of women, bordered on the sides by palm trees, shrubbery at bottom, topped by coat of arms and curled vine with leaves]

[Empress Carlota of Mexico, half-length portrait in cameo, surrounded ...

Title devised by Library staff. In album: Portraits of rulers, politicians ... relating to the reign of Emperor Maximilian of Mexico, p. 4, upper left.

[Brig. Gen. Ambrose E. Burnside, three-quarter length portrait, standing, facing slightly left, arms folded across chest, wearing military uniform]

[Brig. Gen. Ambrose E. Burnside, three-quarter length portrait, standi...

Title devised by Library staff. Exhibited: "With Malice Toward None : The Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Exhibition" at the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., 2009.

[Man walking with arms away from body]

[Man walking with arms away from body]

"Fande (?)" on item. Title devised by cataloger. No publication information. (DLC/PP-1934:0123). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress).

John W. Crump. Mayor Woods Sergent [sic] at Arms

John W. Crump. Mayor Woods Sergent [sic] at Arms

Full length portrait. Title inscribed above and below image. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.644) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

[John Longnecker, full-length portrait, standing, with arms folded across chest, facing left]

[John Longnecker, full-length portrait, standing, with arms folded acr...

On verso: L. C Laudy, Nos. 112 & 114 Main Street, Peekskill, N.Y. In album: [U.S. army officers and other persons of the Civil War period / John White Geary, comp. 1861-1865], no. 52, surrogate p. 13 (lower rig... more

[Maj.-Gen. Joseph Hooker, half-length portrait, seated, facing left, arms resting on lap, wearing military uniform]

[Maj.-Gen. Joseph Hooker, half-length portrait, seated, facing left, a...

Title devised by Library staff. Exhibited: "With Malice Toward None : The Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Exhibition" at the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., 2009.

The Ordnance armory, Charleston, S.C. - the volunteer troops trying the arms - from a sketch by our special artist now in Charleston, S.C.

The Ordnance armory, Charleston, S.C. - the volunteer troops trying th...

Title and other information transcribed from caption card and from looking at the item. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, vol. 11, no. 273 (1861 Feb. 16), p. 205 (bottom of page). Caption card tr... more

Circular. Fellow-citizens of the fifteenth Congressional district. Traitors in arms seek to overthrow our constitution and to seize our Capital. Let us go and help to defend them .... Jas. B. McKean. Saratoga Springs, Aug. 21, 1861.

Circular. Fellow-citizens of the fifteenth Congressional district. Tra...

On verso: Circular from James B. McKean, Aug 21, 1811. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Port... more

[Two unidentified soldiers in Union uniforms with linked arms; one holding bugle]

[Two unidentified soldiers in Union uniforms with linked arms; one hol...

Title devised by Library staff. Frame: Berg, no. 7-43. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2011; (DLC/PP-2012:127). More information about this collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.lilj Forms part of: Li... more

Searching for arms

Searching for arms

Union soldiers searching a bedroom for Confederate weapons.

Jeff Davis's last appeal to arms

Jeff Davis's last appeal to arms

Jefferson Davis making address to soldiers missing arms and legs.

Mayor's office, City Hall, July 8th, 1863. In view of the recent glorious victories of our arms in Pennsylvania, and at Vicksburg, I John B. Romar, Mayor, do hereby recommend and request that all private and public buildings, so far as practicab

Mayor's office, City Hall, July 8th, 1863. In view of the recent glori...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 100, Folder 36.

[Four cameos with portraits inset over the letter M, in the center are Emperor Maximilian and Empress Carlota of Mexico, then clockwise are: Tomás Mejía, Ramon Mendez, and Miguel Miramón; a coat of arms or emblem above the M]

[Four cameos with portraits inset over the letter M, in the center are...

Title devised by Library staff. In album: Portraits of rulers, politicians ... relating to the reign of Emperor Maximilian of Mexico, p. 4, upper right.

Northern coat of arms

Northern coat of arms

A Northern-produced satire, expressing strongly anti-abolitionist sentiments. A large pair of bare feet, obviously those of a black man, protrude from beneath a Phrygian cap adorned with the word "Liberty," sev... more

Exhibition of arms and trophies in behalf of the metropolitan fair, in aid of the United States Sanitary Commission. To open March 28th, 1864. [New York, 1864].

Exhibition of arms and trophies in behalf of the metropolitan fair, in...

1. United States Sanitary Commission.; Gift: George B. McClellan, Jr. 1951. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephem... more

[Sergeant Alfred A. Stratton of Co. G, 147th New York Infantry Regiment, with amputated arms] / Fredricks & Co., 179 Fifth Avenue, Madison Square, New York.

[Sergeant Alfred A. Stratton of Co. G, 147th New York Infantry Regimen...

Carte de visite is housed in thermoplastic frame. Title devised by Library staff. Identification of soldier from Photography and the Civil War / Jeff L. Rosenheim. New York : Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2013, p... more

Headquarters third cavalry division. Appomattox Court House, Va., April 9, 1865. Soldiers of the third cavalry division: With profound gratitude toward the God of battles, by whose blessings our enemies have been humbled and our arms rendered tr

Headquarters third cavalry division. Appomattox Court House, Va., Apri...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 235, Folder 22.

U. S. Senate. Impeachment of the President. Admit the bearer. April 25th, 1868. Gallery. Geo. T. Brown, Sergeant at Arms. Wash., Philip & Solomons [1868].

U. S. Senate. Impeachment of the President. Admit the bearer. April 25...

GB4/28/69. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 205, Folder 27a.

Safe in the arms of Jesus

Safe in the arms of Jesus

From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1870-1885 (Microfilm M 3500) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (additional physical form)

[Toby Tyler resting arms in profile]

[Toby Tyler resting arms in profile]

"Sketch for Toby Tyler" handwritten notation on mat. Title devised by cataloger. No publication information. (DLC/PP-1932:0042). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress).

The coat of arms of the most noble & ancient family of the O'Sullivans ... [by] P. J. O'Daly. Boston. Copyright 1879.

The coat of arms of the most noble & ancient family of the O'Sullivans...

Stamped on verso: Property of the Library of Congress. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portf... more

[The infantry students of the first company at the Imperial Military Academy resting, after making piles of arms] / Abdullah Frères, Phot., Constantinople.

[The infantry students of the first company at the Imperial Military A...

Title translated from album caption. Captioned in French. No. 20. No. 334. In album: Imperial military and medical schools, with student and teacher portraits and activities, Istanbul, Ottoman Empire. Forms par... more

[Father Time crossing arms and looking angrily at woman clasping umbrella]

[Father Time crossing arms and looking angrily at woman clasping umbre...

Title devised by cataloger. No publication information. Gift; Mrs. Peter Grant; 1940; (DLC/PP-1940:008). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress).

[The infantry students of the first company at the Imperial Military Academy resting, after making piles of arms] / Abdullah Frères, Phot., Constantinople.

[The infantry students of the first company at the Imperial Military A...

Infantry students at rest in the garden of the Imperial Military Academy. Title translated from album caption. Captioned in French. No. 21. No. 279. In album: Imperial military and medical schools, with student... more

Threw her arms round the neck of her father

Threw her arms round the neck of her father

No publication information. Gift; Mrs. Peter Grant; 1940; (DLC/PP-1940:008). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress).

[Blank sheet of stationery with elaborate watermark for the French papermakers Canson & Montgolfier, including an 1883 calendar surrounded by a decorative border. Border includes a balloon in flight, a coat of arms, and filigree]

[Blank sheet of stationery with elaborate watermark for the French pap...

"Calendrier 1883," "Papeteries de Vidalon, Canson & Montgolfier," "Vidalon," and "Annonay" in the watermark. Probably produced to commemorate the centenniel year of the Montgolfier brothers first balloon fligh... more

[Benito Pérez Galdós, three-quarter length portrait, seated, facing front, arms resting on stool? holding cigar]

[Benito Pérez Galdós, three-quarter length portrait, seated, facing fr...

Another version of this portrait in the P&P Biographical File, a copy photograph from the Bain New Service, shows a mount with a credit that appears to say, "Kaulak," possibly referring to Spanish photographer ... more

[Coat of arms flanked by men in medieval dress]

[Coat of arms flanked by men in medieval dress]

Title devised by cataloger. (DLC/PP-1935:0064). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published as cover of: Collier's weekly.

[The Palace of Arms, Abbeville, France]

[The Palace of Arms, Abbeville, France]

Print no. "8078". Forms part of: Views of architecture, monuments, and other sites in France in the Photochrom print collection.

[Sarah Bernhardt, 1844-1923, full length, kneeling with arms raised, facing front]

[Sarah Bernhardt, 1844-1923, full length, kneeling with arms raised, f...

Photo copyrighted by Napoleon Sarony. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Photog. I.; Actresses; BI; Shelf.

At Gulistan station on the Quetta Railway - old man squatting with arms around pigskin [i.e. sheep skin] of water

At Gulistan station on the Quetta Railway - old man squatting with arm...

Gift; William P. Meeker; 1971. Forms part of: Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942. World's Transportation Commission photograph collection (Library of Congress).

[Study of the arms and hands of Peace in Peace and prosperity]

[Study of the arms and hands of Peace in Peace and prosperity]

Study drawing shows the left arm holding a wreath, an elbow or knee, and cupped arms and hands for the allegorical Library of Congress mural Peace and prosperity. The mural was installed in the Jefferson Buildi... more

Winchester Repeating Arms Co.

Winchester Repeating Arms Co.

Photograph shows men exiting brick building with sign "Winchester Repeating Arms Co." over archway. Title from item.

[Coat of arms over fireplace and cherub decoration]

[Coat of arms over fireplace and cherub decoration]

Title devised by cataloger. (DLC/PP-1933:0205). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published as tailpiece for: "The Duke's Armorer" by Gerald Brenan, St. Nicholas, 25:903 (Sept. 1898).

In the late afternoon shadows steal over the surfaces of ancient columns of the Acropolis softening their worn and ragged edges These columns standing for centuries despite the elements and are huge in size. Mr. Carpenter tries to encircle one with his arms.

In the late afternoon shadows steal over the surfaces of ancient colum...

Photographs show ruins of the Acropolis and Frank Carpenter putting his arms around a column, Athens, Greece.

[Young African American man, half-length portrait, seated with arms crossed, right profile]

[Young African American man, half-length portrait, seated with arms cr...

In album (disbound): Types of American Negroes, compiled and prepared by W.E.B. Du Bois, v. 2, no. 184. B&w copy prints for LOT 11930 are provided as surrogates of original photographs for reference use in P&P ... more

Serg[eant] at Arms Casson, H[ouse] of R[epresentatives]

Serg[eant] at Arms Casson, H[ouse] of R[epresentatives]

Photograph shows Casson standing on steps.